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Old 10-03-07, 06:11 AM
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Pushing Daisies *Series Premiere* -- "Pie-lette" -- 10/03/07

"Pie-lette"
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Ned works in a pie store and seems to lead a perfectly normal life. This, however, is far from the truth. Ned can, through the touch of his hand, wake people from the dead. He decides to use this ability of his to solve crimes, but this appears to be much more difficult than it sounds, when he gives life to his childhood crush, and decides to let keep living.

First Aired: Wednesday October 3, 2007
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This show is airing in Canada on Tuesdays instead of Wednesday.
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I can't wait to re-watch the pilot in HD.

I'm expecting this to be my favorite new show of the Fall----no pressure.
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So this is like Re-Animator (without the gore) meets Tru Calling?
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What network is this on?
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This receiving any good buzz? Debating whether or not to check it out.
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From USAToday: "Please don't miss the enchanting 'Daisies'"

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Variety: "Standing head and shoulders above this fall's other seedlings..."
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This show looks gorgeous as well as just plain good. Can't wait to see this in HD tonight.
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I'll be checking it out tonight.
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Iíll also definitely be checking this out tonight & itís probably the new show Iíve been looking forward to seeing the most. The premise sounds interesting & itís been getting rave reviews so most likely, itíll be cancelled.

Chi McBride is always good & besides the premise of the show, heís one of the main reasons why Iíll be tuning in.

Hope itís good!
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I'll be checking it out due to the reviews. Looks kinda quirky for network tv though.
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I kind of reminds me of Wonderfalls (w/ the quirky)
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I loved the pilot. Reminded me a lot of Edward Scissorhands in tone.

Hopefully the future episodes will be as good, as it's a fine line between quirky & charming with cheesy & hokey. They'll have to find a good balance.
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Originally Posted by orangecrush18
I kind of reminds me of Wonderfalls (w/ the quirky)
Not surprising since it's the same creator/executive producer (Bryan Fuller).
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Originally Posted by Geofferson
This receiving any good buzz? Debating whether or not to check it out.
Has it been receiving good buzz?
In all the magazines and newspapers I have read say it is one of the top 5 best shows of the season.
I have to agree.
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Originally Posted by Snowmaker
So this is like Re-Animator (without the gore) meets Tru Calling?
I think it's more Big Fish meets Dead Like Me. It aired here last night and looked great in HD. I thought overall the show was pretty damn good... however, the first 5 minutes were trying so hard to be 'whimsical' that I almost turned it off (glad I didn't) but then once we get into 'now' it was fine.

I liked the leads and though Chi McBride did a good job to reign in the 'sweetness' that this show has. The dialogue was witty and sharp, I like the concept and most of the execution, it's just that (as seen in the final scene) sometimes it's far TOO CUTE for it's own good and that aspect really bugged me.

Those minor annoyances aside, I thought it was a lot of fun and I'll be watching again.
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As some have already said, I cannot wait to see this in HD. Off the top of my head, this could be the only new show that I even care about..
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The premise sounds really interesting and I'm totally going to give this a try.
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This wasn't even on my radar until I heard about how good it's supposed to look in HD. Now I'm looking forward to it.
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This is the best pilot that I've seen this fall, but I'll be shocked if it's a ratings success. As mentioned, it's reminiscent of Wonderfalls. It's stylish and charming, but it's not as compelling as some shows. It's accessible and fun, but it's probably too offbeat to attract a large audience.
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i didnt read the whole thread yet.. so sorry if its been covered

i saw where the ep from tonight is going to be replaying friday.. does anyone know if that will continue through the season?
Im going to setup my replay.. and am also giving 'back to you' a chance.. life would be easier if i can get pushing daisies on friday...

Im really looking forward to this one.. looks like it has alot of potential
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Originally Posted by twikoff
i didnt read the whole thread yet.. so sorry if its been covered

i saw where the ep from tonight is going to be replaying friday.. does anyone know if that will continue through the season?
Im going to setup my replay.. and am also giving 'back to you' a chance.. life would be easier if i can get pushing daisies on friday...

Im really looking forward to this one.. looks like it has alot of potential
Noticed that too, but I'm guessing the answer is "no," it won't be replayed throughout the season. IIRC, they'll do this for the pilot and maybe 2nd ep of a lot of shows, then put something else in that timeslot.
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I'm looking forward to this. Really liked Dead Like Me and the same people are doing this. To bad it will be canceled soon.
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